NIU GROUP

Principal Investigator

Dr. Simiao Niu

Dr. Simiao Niu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University. His current work focused on wearable devices and energy harvesting systems for biomedical applications. 

Before Rutgers, he was a health sensing and health technologies hardware system engineer at Apple Inc. He received postdoctoral training in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, under the mentorship of Prof. Zhenan Bao, and received Ph.D. degree in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2016, under the mentorship of Prof. Zhong Lin Wang.

His research covers many aspects, including embedded system design, sensor design, sensor interface circuit design, machine learning, biosignal processing, hydrogels, stretchable devices, soft robotics, and energy harvesting systems.

He has received several prestigious honors and awards, including 2020-2022 Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Cross-Field, Research.com 2022 Rising Star of Science Award, Apple Special Recognition Award, and Japan Telecommunications Advancement Foundation Award, etc.

Email: simiao.niu@rutgers.edu

Address: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, 599 Taylor Rd, Rm 304, Piscataway, NJ, 08854, USA

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Education & Past Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering      Jan. 2023 – Current

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey

Health Sensing/Health Technology Hardware System Engineer      Apr. 2020 – Jan. 2023

Apple Inc., Cupertino, California

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemical Engineering      June 2016 – Apr. 2020

Stanford University, Stanford, California

Doctor of Philosophy, Materials Science & Engineering      Aug. 2011 – May 2016

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Master of Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering      Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2015

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Bachelor of Science, Institute of Microelectronics      Aug. 2007 – July 2011

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Honors

Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Materials Science – 2023      Nov. 2023

Research.com 2022 Rising Star of Science Award      Nov. 2022

Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Cross-Field – 2022      Nov. 2022

Apple Special Recognition Award (Recognize Employee’s Vital Contribution to Apple)      Dec. 2021

Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Cross-Field – 2021      Nov. 2021

The 36th Japan Telecommunications Advancement Foundation Award      Mar. 2021

Clarivate Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Cross-Field – 2020      Nov. 2020

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad      May 2016

Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award      Mar. 2016

Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Silver Award      Apr. 2015

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